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Pmma Injections Transgender

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...from willingness to engage with sexual partners who provide a sense of love and acceptance but who may also request unprotected sex. Body Modification and HIV Risk Pump Parties Unable or unwilling to acquire silicone injections or implants in a medical setting, some transgender women gather at "pump parties," typically held at an acquaintance's home, to have a non-professional inject silicone into their breasts, cheeks, hips, and/or...
Ask the Experts

First transgender encounter

I am a 30 year old, heterosexual male from New Zealand.Yesterday, I met with a transgender Ihad been chatting to online. They were a pre-operative male to female TG. She assured me that she was clean and hiv free. She was from the phillipines and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Kiwi,A negative HIV test from six months ago merely indicates a person didn't have HIV then. It means nothing now. Even if he/she slapped a lie detector on his/her soon-to-be-gone tallywhacker, I would't believe him/her. We must always assume... Read more »

Best places for PMMA injections?

Dr. Pierone,I live in Pennsylvania and was wondering the best places to get PMMA? Is it still Dr. Serra in Brazil, or are there places in Canada or closer that could provide service? Dr. Serra uses non-bovine collagen correct?Is there a non-bovine...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...has many years of experience with PMMA and has an excellent reputation. Dr. Casavantes in Mexico also is an expert with PMMA injections and would be an excellent choice as well. One of the advantages of PMMA outside of the United States is the... Read more »

Can Artefill be mixed (injected over) newplastic / metacrill PMMA?

Hi,Can artefill (here in USA) be mixed with newplastic, metacrill or precise PMMA (the pmma offered by Clinica estetica or dr. casavantes in brazil/tijuana) ? Meaning can the artefill filler be injected into a nose or buttocks that already has...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Yes, Artefill is ok to use layered over other PMMA products. The one caveat is that skin testing to rule out allergy to bovine allergy is necessary before Artefill can be used. Read more »

Having sex with transgendered prostitute dangerous?

Hi,I had sex tonight with a prostitute who had a male-to-female sex change. I used a condom and everything was okay. But I kissed her on her buttocks near her rectum and I tasted something. The taste stayed in my mouth for a while and I'm worried it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The main issue is to continue using condoms for protection. I also suggest hepatitis A and B vaccinations if you have not received these vaccinations before. Remember that in general, any prostitute, is at higher risk of acquiring any STD that they... Read more »
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AIDS.gov

Focus on the Transgender Community: Interview With Bamby Salcedo

...also recognizes that transgender individuals are at high risk for HIV infection and makes recommendations to prevent HIV among transgendered individuals. To learn more about issues facing the transgender community and the impact of the National... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

A Transgender Therapy Primer

...estrogen dose taken. If they undergo transsexual surgery, they can drop the anti-androgen. Hormones are available in pills, injections, and transdermal preparations (delivered through the skin in the form of creams, gels, and patches).... Read more »
Housing Works

Demand That the CDC Reach Out to Transgender Youth

... A sign at New York's Transgender Day of Action -- youth want to tell their stories. If the CDC doesn't ask, how can transgender youth tell? Amazingly (or Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Transgender People, Hormonal Therapy and HIV Treatment Interaction

...-- the difference between remembering to take specific medications at certain times each day as opposed to getting a hormone injection every two weeks, for example. Garofalo states what many others say -- "there is no official contraindication... Read more »
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transgender HIV prevention

Posted by kami
...Transgender Individuals in San Francisco Needed for HIV Prevention Study Want to earn $25 for an hour of your time and help with the fight Read more »

GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »

health study for LGBT smokers

Posted by kickingit
...want to quit smoking? Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are looking for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smokers to take part in a free internet-based smoking treatment program. For more information, visit: ... Read more »

STOKED AND ALL HOT ABOUT LOGO

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
...If you are Gay/Lesbian/Transgender, I urge you to subscribe to LOGO on your cable service. Me and Will have been having such a wonderful time watching this channel Read more »